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Bharat Reddy ALLA

Joined: Jun 20, 2008
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Is knowledge of c and c++ required to become perfect in core java . What all topics in c++ should I study before studing java.
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Unless you have other reasons to study C++, I wouldn't do it at all if all you're striving for is take the SCJP exam. While a broader knowledge base is generally good, C++ has some differences from Java that make it less than ideal a candidate to start with if you're really aiming for Java.

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Marcus Green
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The answer is a defininte no.

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vaibhav mishra
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Joined: Jun 18, 2008
Posts: 168
I really hate C++ for no apparent reason but partly because I hate using pointers(pointer phobia) and we do not have to care about them here

And for your question I would say NO

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